Taco Bell Recalls 2.3M Pounds Of Beef Due To ‘Metal Shaving’ Found In Meat

first_img“Nothing is more important than our customers’ safety, and nothing means more to us than their trust,” said Julie Masino, Taco Bell’s North America president, in a press release. “As soon as we received the first consumer complaint, we immediately acted to remove the product from the affected restaurants and proactively worked with the supplier to inform the USDA of our steps to protect our guests.” Ryan Burrow with ABC News: “The recall of Kenosha Beef International beef products comes over concerns the meat may be contaminated with metal shavings. The bags of seasoned beef were produced from September 20th to October 4th at a facility in Columbus, Ohio, and sent in cases of five pound plastic bags called Taco Bell Seasoned Beef Taco and Burrito Filling to five distribution centers, then to restaurants across the country. There are no confirmed cases of illness from the meat. Restaurants that have purchased the beef are being told to throw them away, or return them.” FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享On Monday, the fast-food chain, Taco Bell, confirmed that a seasoned-beef recall affecting restaurants in a number states due to a “metal shaving” found in a menu item by a customer. Photo provided by Trip Advisorcenter_img Upon being notified of the issue, Taco Bell “immediately” notified the USDA and identified the plant where the beef was processed before shutting down distribution channels. The voluntary recall, which was issued on October 11, affects an estimated 2.3 million pounds of beef.last_img

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